Located on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Noosa is surrounded by oceans, lakes, river, national parks and a lush hinterland. Noosa is famous for its mild subtropical climate, with an average annual temperature of 25°C.
Getting to and around Noosa
Brisbane Airport Precinct
Brisbane airport is Queensland’s domestic and international gateway, with over 300 flights departing and arriving daily. There are a number of bus services to and from Brisbane Airport. The airport is approx 1.5 hours drive from Noosa.
Sunshine Coast Airport
Flights from most Australian capital cities arrive at and depart from Sunshine Coast Airport at Maroochydore, which is approximately 30 minutes drive south of Noosa.
Taxis and buses are available for transfers to Noosa from the airport.
Airport Transfers for Brisbane and Sunshine Coast Airports
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If you are travelling by car the following times will give you an idea of how long the trip will take, factoring in a couple of short stops.
1.5 hours from Brisbane
3 hours from the Gold Coast
13.5 hours from Sydney
26.5 hours from Melbourne
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There are a number of coach services that pass through Cooroy on the Bruce Highway (approx. 15 minutes drive from Noosa).
There are also connecting bus services to Noosa. Some services go into Noosa itself and there are local services operating between Cooroy, Tewantin, Maroochydore (Sunshine Coast Airport) and Noosa.
The bus trip from Brisbane takes around 2½ – 3 hours.
Phone 1300 473 946
The closest train station to Noosa is at Cooroy, approx. 15 minutes drive west from Noosa.
There are more frequent train services to Nambour which is about a 30 minute drive south from Noosa. Regular bus services operate between both train stations and Noosa.
Phone 131 230